Hamilton County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for its annual Community Pillar Awards through July 8. Anyone may nominate an individual or corporation doing visionary work to solve pressing challenges, build opportunity and equity, and create a brighter future for Hamilton County residents in three areas—mental health, family and youth empowerment, and inclusive economic growth. Hamilton County Community Foundation, formerly Legacy Fund, is an affiliate of Central Indiana Com…Read More.
Ambrose Property Group, in partnership with Central Indiana Community Foundation and Exhibit Columbus, today announced the three finalists for the Waterside Design Competition, an ambitious effort to transform key components of Waterside, the over 100-acre former General Motors Stamping Plant, which is situated in downtown Indianapolis along the White River and across from Lucas Oil Stadium. This competition will focus on the adaptive reuse of the Albert Kahn-designed “Crane Bay,” as well…Read More.
Asante Children’s Theatre and Partners to Create Sankofa Paradigm for Girls Women’s Fund of Central Indiana announced tonight at its annual event, Power of Women’s Fund Philanthropy, the recipient of a $750,000 grant that will be distributed over three years. The grant was awarded to Asante Children’s Theatre to create the Sankofa Paradigm Program, a […]Read More.
As a fund holder and valued philanthropic partner with CICF, you were invited to the public announcement of our new strategic plan for Marion County, which took place April 11. In this staff blog, Nora Woodman invites fund holders to learn about CICF’s new strategic direction and how it will affect the services we provide to fund holders. We remain dedicated to making philanthropy meaningful and helping you achieve your philanthropic goals.Read More.
The Summer Youth Program Fund, a funding collaborative of 10 local and national partners, announced grants totaling $2,928,182 will be awarded to 169 not-for-profit organizations serving youth in Marion County. The grants will fund 210 summertime programs, activities and experiences for individuals ages 4-24. The collaborative will also support organizations through capital grants totaling just over $800,000.Read More.
The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) went into effect on January 1, 2018, but as you well know, 2018 taxes were not due until a few days ago, meaning your clients may not have fully understood what the TCJA meant for their bottom line until recently. Or perhaps your clients knew how the TCJA would impact their 2018 taxes and intended to bunch their charitable contributions into a donor-advised fund at the end of the year using appreciated stock. But the stock market tanked in December, and understa…Read More.